MSc in Artificial Intelligence

MSc in Artificial Intelligence

2 Years
Online Courses - Distance Learning

Course description

Award: NFQ Level 9 Masters (MSc)

The MSc in Artificial Intelligence is an exciting two-year part-time course to give current and potential AI engineers the skills, theory and recognition they need to develop in their role. Candidates can gain a full MSc degree in this specialist area through a mixed learning process with an emphasis on practical application in the workplace.

The course is completely online and is aimed at existing information technology professionals and those migrating from associated disciplines with the necessary computing and mathematics competencies.

In Year 2, students can choose to follow a Modern Machine Learning stream, a Natural Language Processing stream or a Computer Vision stream.

Certificate in Artificial Intelligence

Participants must complete the preparatory Certificate course to the equivalent of a 2nd class honours level to be eligible for entry to the Masters, regardless of their prior qualifications or experience.
Successful completion of the preparatory Course will lead to the award of a Certificate in Artificial Intelligence by UL (Special Purpose Award, Level 8, 12 ECT credits

Entry Requirements:

The principal entry requirement for both the Masters course and the Certificate Course is a Level 8 honours degree, at minimum second class honours (NFQ or other internationally recognised equivalent) in a relevant engineering, computing, mathematics, science or technology discipline. Applicants from other disciplines who have a significant mathematics or computing (i.e. programming) element in their primary degree will also be considered.

Applicants who possess an honours undergraduate degree, at minimum second-class honours, or equivalent in a non-numerate discipline and have a minimum of three years experiential learning in an appropriate computing discipline (with a high level of either mathematics or programming) may also apply.

Applicants who do not meet the requirements above may be considered under the University of Limerick Recognition of Prior Learning policy.